Best Albums of 1987

Listed below are the best albums of 1987 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1987 year summaryThe best artists of 1987 were U2, Guns N' Roses, The Smiths, Prince, Dinosaur Jr., R.E.M., Michael Jackson, Sonic Youth, Def Leppard and Depeche Mode.
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1987
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26,726
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1987
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16,155
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1987
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8,252
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1987
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7,702
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1987
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6,704
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1987
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4,915
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1987
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4,890
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1987
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3,924
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1987
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3,672
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1987
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3,632
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1987 composition

Country Albums %


United States 412 41%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Mixed Nationality 54 5%
Germany 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Canada 25 3%
France 21 2%
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